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Using Dropbox, can I create a public link from a shared folder?

When I have a folder shared between me and my collegue(s) via Dropbox, can I generate a public link of it (maybe by using Dropbox for Teams)? I know there is the possibility to "Get a link" via ...
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How to analyze size of files in Dropbox

I have reached free storage limit of Dropbox and need to delete the files to make space. Is there a way one can analyze the size of files on Dropbox using its web interface? I can do it using ...
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How do I delete photos uploaded to Dropbox via Camera Upload?

I experimented with Dropbox's Camera Upload feature from my Android, do not wish to keep using it, and now wish to delete the approx. 2000 images and videos now occupying space on Dropbox. How can I ...
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Can I use Office 365 business with Dropbox Pro?

I was used to use my Office 365 home account with Dropbox (Pro version). I recently upgraded to the business version of Office 365 but I didn't find any ways to use it together with a Dropbox Pro ...
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Ability to add link to Dropbox folder in Trello cards

I wish I was able to add link to a Dropbox folder, not only Dropbox file. Links to folders are already implemented in Dropbox. How can I use such ability in Trello cards?
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Is an email saying Dropbox almost full a scam?

When I go to the Dropbox website, I have lots of space left. But they send out emails that say your storage is almost full. What is this about? If it's a scam, it should be reported.
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moving files and folders between dropboxes

I have a personal dropbox and a work dropbox. I'm trying to move a folder from my personal dropbox to my work dropbox. If I Google this issue, I get the following page ...
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How to post to Dropbox from Everypost?

I receive the message "Need to enable account preferences" when Everypost fails to post on Dropbox. The app appears to be added to my Dropbox account and I'm lost as to what settings need to be ...
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To show all deleted files in Dropbox history

Problem: Have a shared folder with 777 people where people randomly delete important items all the time. You know never when it happens. Solution for this should be designed. Challenge: to list all ...
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Dropbox data storage

I have a large web app which currently stores all user data on my own server (with the usual precautions to deal with security, backups etc). I have recently tested out an alternative - all user data ...
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Will access to university dropbox instantly disappear once I lose affiliation?

I have a dropbox that is provided by my university. I log in using the certificate (I believe it is called a "single sign-on" or something) that I use to sign on to all other school-related things at ...
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When does Dropbox change the public URL to a file?

I use several different programs to access the same file in the Dropbox on Windows, iOS and OS X. All those different apps/programs update this file. After some days/weeks the link I use in the iOS ...
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Dropbox account deleting

I have used dropbox in my PC and also gave the id and password to my friend, who also used it. Now he has resigned from the company, so I had deleted the drop box account through web and uninstalled ...
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How to hide comments by default in Dropbox file viewer?

The comment bar takes space in Dropbox. I hate in hiding it every time manually. I want it to be hidden by default. I did not find any button to hide the panel by default in Dropbox's settings. ...
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Sharing photos with friends using Dropbox

I am about to join Dropbox and would like to create a folder of photos to share with some friends, so have a couple of questions: Do they have to be members of Dropbox if they want to download any ...
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Is it possible to use Dropbox for showing off content on a website?

I am planning a simple video sharing module on a project where a user can upload a video on our module using his Dropbox and is able to show it through our module. I believe I can do using their API ...
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Do I regain storage space if I delete files from my Dropbox folder?

If I clear files from Dropbox do I then regain storage space?
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How to see the folders that have been shared with me in Dropbox

I have Dropbox and have received (and possibly deleted) the emails from people with links to folders they are sharing with me. Is there a way in Dropbox to see what folders have been shared with me?
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How can I have two-way sync between Dropbox 'Camera uploads' and my phone?

When I take a photo using my phone, it is automatically uploaded to 'Camera Uploads' folder in my Dropbox. But when I delete the photo from my phone, it is still in the Dropbox folder. Is there any ...
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Dropbox web vs desktop sync

I have a folder named MyFolder in the Web-Dropbox. I downloaded the desktop version of Dropbox and installed it. The Desktop-Dropbox folder contains a folder named MyFolder but its contents are not ...
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View pdf on Dropbox online, without having to download it

I've got a document in Dropbox which I issue to several people, the document is often revised so I need people to have the most recent version. What I normally do is email out the new PDF when there ...
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How to sync between cloud storage without downloading and uploading again?

I use SkyDrive as my main cloud storage, but my teammates mostly using Dropbox. I'd like to know how to sync my files on Dropbox account with my SkyDrive without downloading them first and uploading ...
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Dropbox is syncing files for all collaborators due to changed modification date, but file has not changed

This morning one of my collaborators sent me a somewhat anxious email, asking why Dropbox was notifying her about changes to lots of shared documents. I checked and found that my Dropbox client was ...
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How to replace Gmail “Add to Drive” with “Add to Dropbox”?

I like Dropbox more than Google Drive. Currently when there is an attachment in GMail, there are two buttons - download and add to GDrive. Can I somehow replace or add a Dropbox button?
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Any way to reverse engineer path from dropbox share link?

I have a dropbox share link and accidentally renamed/moved the folder that it's linking to. I have given people the link and am trying to figure some way to figure out what the path was so I can put ...
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Total downloads after a period of time

I have a software product that's ready to launch and it's totally free. I want to use Orangedox as my hosting service, but I've got two questions. Can I know my overall download count even after ...
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Turn off download option on Dropbox?

I have some .pdf files on dropbox that are publicly shared. Is there a way to disable the download option so that they are only viewable on dropbox, but not downloadable to one's desktop?
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How can I see how much space I am using on my Dropbox for Business account?

My University signed up for a Dropbox for Business account. I would like to know how much space I am using on this account. Looking at https://www.dropbox.com/account#work, I can see the space used by ...
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How to remove a (big) shared folder from my Dropbox while keeping access to it?

I have some big folders on Dropbox that other people shared with me. They are a place for sharing files, and they constantly grow bigger and bigger. I'd like to avoid keeping them in my own Dropbox (I ...
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How do I clear notifications in Dropbox?

I want to remove the notifications which I got in my Dropbox when someone shared with me a file or a folder. The notification is still visible even though the file or folder is no longer shared with ...
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Check which Dropbox files are currently syncing

Is it possible to see which files are being currently synced? (Searching around for badged icons won't work.) For example, large files that are within different folders that just got added to the ...
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Can I get a list of who uploaded each Dropbox file in a folder?

In the web interface, I can ask to see the "previous versions" and that listing tells who uploaded the file from what machine, for each version (in the last 30 days). But that is extremely cumbersome ...
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How can I re-upload photos with Camera Upload in Dropbox?

As stated in Dropbox FAQ: Camera Upload tries to be smart about not uploading the same photos and videos more than once. It will not re-upload these files even if you move, rename, or delete ...
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Can I move photos from Dropbox to Google Photos without downloading?

I have photos stored in Dropbox. I want to move them to Google Photos. I don't have enough free space on my hard drive to download them all and then upload them all. Is there any way to move them ...
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Deletions from Share Dropbox Folder

I have photos in my DropBox folder that came from a shared DropBox file. If I delete them from my computer they are deleted from my online DropBox folder. Will they also be deleted from the folder ...
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“Attach” comments or discussions to files

I am looking for a way to record discussion about documents within a shared Dropbox folder. I'm hoping to have such comments "attach" to the document rather than having to achieve it within another ...
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Seeing which photos I sent to whom on Dropbox

I'd like to know what photos, videos, files have I've sent to whom. I notice just after sending something, I see in green above how many photos I've sent to "x" email address, but after the fact, I am ...
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How can I upload Facebook photos into Dropbox?

I want to store my all Facebook images in Dropbox without compressed of images.
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Sharing notification mails from Dropbox

Quick question. Right now, when I send a bunch of people a link that I'm sharing from Dropbox, I don't get any "talkback" email confirming that the link was sent, and none of the people I'm sending ...
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Copying Dropbox links in bulk

I have uploaded my folder, which contains over 400 images, to Dropbox and now I need to copy all these images’ Dropbox links in Excel. Copying the links one by one & pasting them in Excel is a ...
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Syncing Picasa Web and Dropbox

I have my photo collection more or less organized in folders under my Dropbox's Photos folder. I set Picasa (desktop app) to scan only that folder so I can sync albums to Picasa Web (web app). I find ...
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Dropbox Referrer Bonus not applied

I have a problem with Dropbox bonus for contacts' referral. I have a PC running Ubuntu and since my Mother and my Father use the laptop very scarcely I simply added 2 users for them, so I have on the ...
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dropbox alternative which supports long filename [closed]

I tried dropbox great except when I copied files which are under deep level directories it cannot support it. So any alternatives ?
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How can I know if I have reach the maximum limit of Dropbox free space bonus via referals?

As stated here, we can earn extra free space for our Dropbox account by refering friends to use Dropbox via our referal link. I want to know the status of my referals - i.e. whether I have reach the ...
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How to load a Dropbox file over HTTP instead of HTTPS? (non-secure)

I'm trying to view a website that's on my Dropbox public folder. This website has some Google fonts that are being loaded externally, and apart from these fonts, most of the website is within the ...
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How to host a privately shared website on Google Drive?

I've created this html+javascript based website via jalbum. And I'm currently uploading it to Google Drive. Before Google Drive, I was uploading it to Dropbox, but stopped that upload, believing that ...
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How to remove Dropbox access from a computer you no longer have?

I have Dropbox installed on a few computers. One of which I no longer have access to. I no longer wish for that computer to be able to have access to my Dropbox account but I see no way to stop ...
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Not reveal indentity when sharing documents to the public by Google document and by Dropbox

I would like to share some documents to the public by Google document and by Dropbox, so that the public can view the documents without downloading them, but without my identity being revealed. I ...
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Static web hosting on Dropbox — index.html

To host my blog, I added a file called index.html to Public/blog in Dropbox. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/01234567/blog/index.html However, I get a 404 message if I try to access without the ...
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File too big to upload to Dropbox via Web, too big for Dropbox folder

Here is my problem. I have a very large Photos Library on an external hard drive that I want to back up on Dropbox, that is 250gb. I don't have enough space on my computer to copy that file to my ...